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3 militants killed, soldier martyred in J&K's Pulwama

Srinagar: Three terrorists were neutralised and a soldier lost his life on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The gunfight is still continuing in Dolipora village which started early Thursday morning after security forces including Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) […]

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Two militants killed in gunfight in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. “Following a brief shoot out in the orchard area of Gahand village the two militants were killed. Their exact identities and affiliations are being ascertained,” an officer said. The gunfight broke out when […]

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Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

Srinagar: A gunfight took place on Sunday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in the Kahilil forests of Tral, the security forces with Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police and Central Reserve Police Force […]

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8 policemen killed in Afghan base camp attack

Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan): Eight police personnel were killed and six others wounded after Taliban militants attacked a police camp in Afghanistan’s Balkh province overnight, the police said on Tuesday. “The Taliban armed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades stormed an Afghan Local Police (ALP) base camp in Shaikhah village of Sholgara district. In an ensuing gunfight, eight […]

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Seven killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfights

Srinagar: Six militants and a 12-year-old boy were killed on Friday in three separate gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Two militants and a the boy, who was taken hostage, were killed in an encounter in Bandipora district’s Mir Mohalla area. “One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander is among the two militant victims,” the police said. […]

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Militant killed, 7 security men hurt in 3 J&K gunfights

Srinagar: A militant was killed while seven security men and three civilians injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each other in three places in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. While the first gunfight erupted in Sopore town, two gun battles were reported later from Bandipora and Baramulla districts. Police sources said firing […]

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Three Maoists killed in a gunfight at Jharkhand's Gumla district

Ranchi: Three Maoists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on Sunday, a CRPF official said. The gunfight erupted after Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers along with Jharkhand Police, launched a special operation in the district. “We have recovered the three bodies as well as two AK-47 rifles, […]

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Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

Srinagar: A gunfight between security forces and militants began on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police sources said. Firing exchanges were underway in the orchards of Heff Shermal village. “The area has been sealed off to prevent the militants from escaping,” the informed sources added. Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) […]

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Gunfight breaks out in Jammu & Kashmir's Badgam district

Srinagar: A gunfight between hiding militants and the security forces began on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, police said. Following specific information about militant presence in Hapatnar forests of Chrar-e-Sharief area the security forces started a cordon and search operation. “As the cordon was being tightened, the hiding terrorists fired upon the security […]

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Five militants, soldier killed on LoC

Srinagar: The Army today said it had foiled a major attempt by terrorists to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, killing five militants on the LoC and losing a soldier in the operation. The fighting erupted near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that three militants were […]

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Five militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Five militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the presence of militants, the security forces on Friday night cordoned off Chowgam village of Qazigund area and launched a search operation. According to the police, there were […]

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Four Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: At least four Maoists, including a female cadre, were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the police in Chhattisgarh, officials said. Inspector General of Bastar range Vivekanand Sinha said the gun battle took place in Narayanpur district. The gunfight lasted for almost an hour during which four Maoists were killed. Police recovered arms and […]

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Militant killed in J&K gunfight, another manages to escape

Srinagar: One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said. The encounter took place in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area from where another militant managed to escape. “Searches are still going on. The identity of the slain militant is also being ascertained,” a […]

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Gunfight on in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar : A gunfight started between the security forces and holed up militants on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Security forces surrounded Binpora village in Khanabal area following information about the presence of the militants there. “As the joint forces of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), special operations group (SOG) of state […]

Policeman killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: One policeman was killed and four people were injured on Sunday in a gunfight between militants and security forces here, authorities said. Upon receiving a tip-off about the holed-up militants, the security forces cordoned off the Deyarwani locality in Batmaloo area. The militants then fired at the security forces triggering the gunfight “A major […]

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Army foils J&K infiltration bid, 5 militants killed

Srinagar: Five militants were killed on Sunday after the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Keran sector. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said: “An infiltration bid from across the border was foiled in Keran sector of Kupwara district today. Five terrorists have been killed […]

Gunfight near LoC, two soldiers injured

Srinagar: Two soldiers were injured on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district in a gunfight with militants trying to sneak into the state from Pakistan. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS said that the incident took place near the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran Sector. “Two soldiers suffered non-fatal injuries. Our […]

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1 PLFI member from Odisha killed, 2 others injured in gunfight with Jharkhand police

Sundergarh: A member of the ultra outfit Peoples Liberation Front of India (PLFI) from Odisha was killed and two others were injured in an encounter by Jharkhand police. The deceased PLFI member has been identified as Luthar Dang of Raibagar and the injured- Prafula Kispeta and Pramod Lakra hail from Lefripada in Sundergarh district. PLFI […]

11 killed in Afghanistan gunfight

Kabul: At least 11 people, including 10 Islamic State (IS) militants and a security personnel, have been killed in a gunfight in Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province, police said on Sunday. Nine IS militants and two security personnel also sustained injuries in the clashes, officials said. The clashes flared up after the IS militants attacked security checkpoints […]

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13 militants, three soldiers among 20 killed in Kashmir

Srinagar: Three soldiers and 13 militants were among 20 killed in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday in fierce fighting whose victims included those who had abducted and murdered Lt Ummer Fayaz in May last year. In one of the worst rounds of armed clashes between the security forces and militants in recent years, the fighting […]

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Saturday in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. “Security personnel from the Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police surrounded Shistargam village on Friday evening following information about a group of […]

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Six deaths in gunfight put Kashmir on boil

Srinagar: Strict restrictions were imposed at various places and internet curfew clamped across the Kashmir Valley on Monday, a day after six people, including at least two militants, were killed in a shootout in a south Kashmir village. While the security forces claim that all those killed were militants or their over ground workers, separatist […]

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20-hour long gunfight continues in Srinagar

Srinagar: The over 20-hour long gunfight between holed up militants and the security forces continued in Srinagar on Tuesday as fresh firing exchanges started. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants are holed up inside an under construction building in Karan Nagar area since Monday after they were forced to withdraw and later trapped inside the building following […]

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Militants attack army camp in Jammu

Jammu: A group of heavily armed militants early on Saturday attacked an army station here in Jammu and Kashmir. A group of militants hurled grenades and used heavy volume of automatic gunfire to enter the Sunjuwan Military Station, police sources said. “The area has been cordoned off. Three terrorists are believed to have entered the […]

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Militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar: One militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. S.P.Vaid, Jammu and Kashmir police chief said an encounter had started between the security forces and holed up militants in Samboora village after the area was surrounded by the security forces late on Monday evening. […]

JeM militants killed in gun battle with security forces in J&K

Srinagar: Three militants of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit were killed in an overnight gunfight with the security forces in Aglar village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. “One soldier of 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) was martyred and two soldiers and a civilian injured during this operation,” police said, adding the encounter has ended. […]

Two soldiers, two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: Two commandos of the Indian Air Force elite Garud commando unit and two militants were killed on Wednesday in a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district. “The two Garud personnel were killed in action while operating with the Army for operational experience and training,” Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said. The […]

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Militant killed in gunfight in J&K

Srinagar: One militant was killed on Monday in an operation with the security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Acting on specific information the army carried out the operation in Bahmnoo village in which the militant was killed, a police spokesman said. Jammu and Kashmir police and the Central Reserve Police Force have […]

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